Sustainability effort in Johor should be comparative to neighbouring countries
Johor Education, Human resource, Science and Technology Committee chairman Aminolhuda Hassan has recently officiated the Johor Green Expo & Conference 2019 with the theme innovation and green development that aligns with the state government’s wish to make Johor a progressive and sustainable nation along with the government’s goals in Sustainability Development Plan 2019-2030 that was launched a year back.
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The seminar created awareness in a collective effort on having responsibilities towards environmental sustainability while sharing the development and latest innovative and green technology product.
Aminolhuda in his speech expresses his gratitude to the attendees and expo exhibitors citing a wish that what they have gained through it in terms of green initiative would then be further implemented at work and daily lives. He congratulated malaysiaGBC Southern Chapter as the joint-organiser for holding a platform to share knowledge and putting up an expo to have an exchange of ideas.
“My support on these activities that we call as ‘Community Empowerment’ will always be there,” he added.
malaysiaGBC is an non-governmental organisation (NGO) established back in 2009 with its HQ in Kuala Lumpur. Its main goal is to provide a platform for the community to gather and network in planning and ensuring the sustainability of building and green municipality.
Johor is the 4th state in Malaysia with the most numbers of registered and accredited green buildings. Done mostly voluntarily, this fact is a proof that developers and building owners in Johor are proactive in taking positive steps to ensure sustainability in the state.